New Bike :)

Absolutely happy as. I have a new bike. Its my first dual suspension bike. Its a Scott MC 40 from the Genius series.

Scott MC40


  • Weight: 12.8 kg/28.2 lbs
  • Frame: Genius MC alloy 3D custom butted tubing ILS kinematic integrated headset 130mm rear travel
  • Fork: Fox 32 Talas RL 3 Travel position lockout & reb. A. 100-120-140mm travel
  • Shock (Rear): Scott TC 3 modus LO-TC-AT reb. Adj. remote control
  • Headset: FSA Nr.9/ 1 1/8″ alloy cups semi integrated 44/50mm
  • Derailleur (Rear): SRAM X-9 long cage 27 Speed
  • Derailleur (Front): Shimano LX FD-M580E / E-Type
  • Shifters: SRAM X-9 Trigger adjustable clamp with matchmaker clamp
  • Brake Levers: Avid Juicy 5
  • Brakes: Avid Juicy 5 180/F & 160/R mm Rotor
  • Crankset: Truvativ Firex 3.3 Giga X Pipe 44Ax32Ax22A T
  • BB-Set: Truvativ GXP shell 73mm&E
  • Handlebar: Scott MC OS pro 2014 alloy oversize 31.8mm 12mm rise 640mm
  • H’stem: Scott MC pro 4 bolt Clamp 1-1/8″ /6° angle
  • Pedals: Shimano PD-M520 Clipless pedal
  • Seatpost: Scott RC 03-60 34.9mm
  • Seat: Scott Racing
  • Hub (Front): Scott Disc Comp
  • Hub (Rear): Shimano FH-M525 Disc
  • Chain: SRAM PC 951
  • Cassette: SRAM PG 980 11-32 T alloy spider
  • Spokes: DT Swiss Champion Black 1.8mm
  • Rims: Sun DS-2 Disc 32H Black Anodized
  • Tires: Scott Stroke 2 26 x 2.3 / 60TPI Kevlar Bead


Took it for a spin on Friday, the weather was crap and the track was very sandy. Managed to destroy a brand new set of pads :(.

All better on Monday, weather cleared up and the track was awesome. We rode the XC track, Moon Rock and the downhill course at Oxford Falls (Morgan Rd).

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